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Ericsson transforms bus windows into Wi-Fi antennas

Ericsson may have a contender for oddest networking product if it commercializes the wireless bus windows it demonstrated at this week's CTIA Wireless trade show.

New Ericsson software designed to ensure good connections for mobile users

New network software from Ericsson is designed to make sure mobile users get the best possible connection when there is both a Wi-Fi and a cellular network available.


Corning taps into optical fiber for better indoor wireless

Bringing wireless indoors, which was once just a matter of antennas carrying a few cellular bands so people could get phone calls, has grown far more complex and demanding in the age of Wi-Fi, multiple radio bands and more powerful antennas.

8 essential features you need in a business router

It's not enough to offer the latest wireless standard. Make sure the router that will support your office is up to snuff with these core features.

Wi-Fi in the sky may get a speed boost thanks to the FCC

The FCC wants to sell more spectrum to in-flight Wi-Fi services, to make flying the friendly skies slightly less awful.

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Telecom landmark gets wired for the cloud

When the Pacific Bell tower in San Francisco reopens later this year after a nearly two-year restoration, it will be the newest office hub for a booming local tech scene that worships at the altars of fiber and wireless.

The next home-networking revolution will be wired

This is not yesterday's clunky ethernet, nor today's flaky wireless. The new HDBaseT standard uses just one cable for all data and power.

Wireless networks may learn to live together by using energy pulses

Researchers at the University of Michigan have invented a way for different wireless networks crammed into the same space to say "excuse me" to one another.

Review: Nexia Home Intelligence system is less than the sum of its parts

Schlage's Nexia Home Intelligence system is a good home-control system, but it's not as strong as Lowes's Iris package, which costs just $1 more per month to operate.